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February 20, 2012

There's More to Fall Protection than a Lanyard

Falls are a particular concern to safety professionals, in part because workers often underestimate the inherent danger, and because elevated work surfaces are quite common in construction and maintenance projects.

Fall-protection strategies are a critical component of safety programs, but workers don't always understand proper fall protection strategies and the correct use of personal protective equipment such as shock-absorbing lanyards. That creates both a false sense of security and the very real prospect of danger.

The safety experts at Safety Management Group have prepared an article addressing the many considerations of fall protection, including training. Read more here, or browse Fall Protection safety signs here.

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